I have the same problem as these two. I am running ubuntu 8.10. To answer
Mads Lindstrom's question, ubuntu says I have version 2.13.4-0ubuntu1 of
libgtk2.0 and libgtk2.0-dev. I also have libgtk1.2 installed (though not
the dev files).
I have been able to successfully run this hello world tutorial program from
the wxwidgets website:
So, I think the problem is not with wxwidgets itself.
> I am having the same problem (see my earlier e-mails on the list) on Ubuntu
> with both wxGTK 2.8.9 and 2.8.7. Unfortunately noone has replied to my
> previous e-mail yet.
> On Saturday 10 January 2009 21:53:14 Kellen J. McClain wrote:
> > I'm running Fedora 10, and installed wxGTK with "yum", (version 2.8.9),
> > and have successfully compiled wxhaskell-0.11.0 (using --with-opengl
> > --with-contrib --with-mediactrl --wx-toolkit=gtk2), but whenever I run
> > any of the sample programs, no windows pop up, and the same error
> > occurs:
> > (process:16395): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: gtype.c:2458: initialization
> > assertion failed, use IA__g_type_init() prior to this function
> > (process:16395): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion
> > `initialization_value != 0' failed
> > (process:16395): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_cursor_new_for_display: assertion
> > `GDK_IS_DISPLAY (display)' failed
> > I tried running a sample program written in C++ and it ran fine, so I'm
> > thinking that it is a problem with something in wxhaskell. I noticed
> > that Jose Ramirez in 2008-08-12 came across the same problem
> > (
> >63465383r1c61f4c11a46d47c%40mail.gmail.com). Did anyone figure out what
> > problem was?